Jane Austen Then and Now

First-Year Seminar Program 066

Usual Description

This course approaches Austen’s work formally, historically, and culturally. It studies how Austen revolutionized the form of the novel. It engages with the thematic preoccupations of her novels: class, courtship, domesticity, manners, morality, friendship, gossip. Drawing from secondary materials, it places Austen’s work in the context of the eighteenth century. With film adaptations and reception history, it views Austen as a cultural phenomenon, spanning academic and popular imaginations.

Languages Used

English

Course Listings

These are all of the listings of this course recorded in the Oberlin course catalog since the fall of 2007.

Listing Semester Professor
First-Year Seminar Program 066 Taught by Laura Baudot
First-Year Seminar Program 066 Taught by Laura Baudot
First-Year Seminar Program 066 Taught by Laura Baudot